Mrs. Joan E. Mackin, age 79 of West Grove, passed away on Wednesday, December 30, 2020. She was the wife of the late Robert J. Mackin. Born on September 28, 1941 in Doylestown, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Emma Schmoock.
Mrs. Mackin was a longtime teacher of Physics, teaching for many years at Avon Grove High School. She later got her Doctorate in Education and taught at Penn State University and was an Assistant Professor at East Stroudsburg University. In her free time she enjoyed gardening, canning, family vacations, jigsaw puzzles and keeping up her home. She also was an excellent painter. Above all else, she never missed a teaching opportunity, both inside and outside the classroom. She was very close with her family and loved them very much.
Mrs. Mackin is survived by her two sons, Jamie Mackin and Scott Mackin, and her four granddaughters Beth Mackin, Madi Mackin, Katie Mackin, and Summer Mackin.
Services will be held on Thursday, January 7, 2020 at 2 PM at the Foulk Funeral Home of West Grove, 200 Rose Hill Road, West Grove, PA. Her interment will follow at the Kemblesville United Methodist Church Cemetery. Arrangements by the Foulk Funeral Home of West Grove.
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